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Clinical Neuropsychology Fellowship

Harvard-Partners Consortium in Clinical Neuropsychology

Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Clinical Neuropsychology

The Harvard Partners Consortium in Clinical Neuropsychology seeks candidates for a 2 year fellowship in Neuropsychology. The joint BWH/MGH fellowship is a program of Harvard Medical School. Two fellowship slots are available.

The fellowship program is designed to provide excellent clinical training in adult or lifespan neuropsychology. Experiences and didactics conform to Houston Conference/Division 40 training requirements so that fellows will be successful in obtaining board-certification (ABPP) in clinical neuropsychology.

Clinical experience will consist of adult neurological cases including dementia, epilepsy, brain tumor, developmental syndromes, neurobehavioral disorders, MS, and other degenerative conditions. At one of the sites (MGH), the fellow has the opportunity to receive training in both pediatric and adult cases. The clinical experience will be primarily outpatient based but will include some inpatient consultation. Specialized experience will be offered in the epilepsy surgery program including Wada Tests and intraoperative cortical mapping.

A required portion of the fellowship will be research activity through a proposed project or via participation with faculty in ongoing research projects. Didactic opportunities abound at both settings. The training experience is enriched by a highly collaborative teaching environment in which the fellow will work closely with neuropsychologists, behavioral neurologists, psychiatrists, and others with a special interest in brain and behavior. There are opportunities to supervise graduate practicum students.

A competitive stipend ($48,500 year 1; $52,000 year 2) plus excellent benefits are offered. An academic appointment will be made as a Clinical Fellow at Harvard Medical School. Applicants should be graduates of APA/CPA accredited programs in clinical psychology or neuropsychology and should have completed an APA/CPA‐approved predoctoral internship. Completion of the doctoral degree is required before the fellowship start date.

We are actively committed to increasing the diversity of our staff. Women and members of underrepresented minority groups are therefore strongly encourage to apply.

Interested applicants should e‐mail two full sets of application materials (one set each to Drs. Meadows and Carlson Emerton) including:

  • Letter of intent including discussion of area of research interest
  • CV
  • 2 sample reports
  • Application Supplement
  • 3 letters of recommendation
  • Graduate transcript

The deadline for applications is December 7

ONLY ELECTRONIC APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED.

Submit complete applications via email to:

Mary-Ellen Meadows, Ph.D., ABPP
Clinical Director of Neuropsychology
Brigham and Women's Hospital
e‐mail: mmeadows@bwh.harvard.edu

AND

Britt Carlson Emerton, PhD
Clinical Neuropsychologist
Massachusetts General Hospital
E‐mail: bemerton@mgh.harvard.edu

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